As of this past Sunday, 45 players who had been ranked among the pre-season Top 300 have already visited the Injured List. That’s 15 percent of the top players hobbled in little more than 10 percent of the season.
This is important because the more players who get hurt, the more pointless our pre-season playing time projections become. BABS already projects playing time using very broad strokes –...
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by Doug Gruber
It happens every year. Injuries, a plethora of them, to start the season. For whatever the reason…the intensity of real games, foul weather, bad luck… Fantasy rosters that looked deep coming out of our drafts now have swiss cheese-like holes to be filled after only two weeks.... Read More
by Patrick Cloghessy
I am sick of Trevor Story. Ditto Aaron Judge (pictured) and Matt Carpenter. Alex Bregman’s repeat season has stumbled out of the gate. I always knew Eddie Rosario was never that good.
I don’t want to overreact, but Daniel Murphy, Giancarlo Stanton and Miguel Andujar? WTF?... Read More
I write this article every few years because it's the thing baseball writers are supposed to do. But it's an exercise that has a weak foundation in reality and thus, has little merit other than for us to mock in October. Actually, you'll forget I wrote this in about a... Read More
by Doug Gruber
Over the past few years, BABS has correctly assessed the potential for players to post statistics that were better than expected. Last year, she nailed players like Trevor Story and Blake Snell. Here are a few speculations who might exceed expectations this year.
Stephen Piscotty is included... Read More